FreeBSD's ping Integrates IPv6
owen at delong.com
Sun Jul 4 03:51:09 UTC 2021
Linux did this quite some time ago. I guess BSD is just now catching up.
> On Jul 2, 2021, at 7:30 AM, Mark Tinka <mark at tinka.africa> wrote:
> On 7/2/21 16:22, Niels Bakker wrote:
>> Yes, this broke some of my home network monitoring. Sadly there is no 'ping4' in the system, you have to add -4 to the commandline to return to the common BSD behaviour.
> This is a good point, as it's the same reason I discovered this today. A transient IPv6 issue on a specific host broke NTP, and when I tried to ping the NTP time servers during troubleshooting, it hang for a while because IPv6 was broken.
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